All county volleyball teams continue to fall below .500 on the season. Last week Munroe split two games, picking up a district win in the process. Both East and West Gadsden were handed losses.
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PANTHERS POWER OVER PIRATES:
West Gadsden was the lone winner this past week as the Panthers defeated Sneads 31-21 to move to 4-1 on the season. Marquez Brown caught two TD passes from QB Qwuantrezz Knight, Antonio Murphy and Miquel Davis each had a rushing TD to propel West Gadsden to the victory. Kicker Israel Grande also added a 30-yard field goal. Knight had a Jameis Winston kinda’ night, completing 13 of 19 passes for 180 yards.
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The City of Quincy’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) board met in a special meeting on Tuesday, September 24th to discuss details of the contract of its resigning director, Charles Hayes. Hayes gave the board members a letter of resignation on September 9th as a beginning point of his 30-day notice of termination of his contract. In it, he requested that the period be 45 days instead, to help give the board time to hunt for someone to succeed him. The board denied the 45 days and an additional request for payment of annual and sick leave.
Not since 1877, when the newly elected Governor George F. Drew determined that public education was an unnecessary expense and stopped funding the public schools, has Florida had a governor with less real interest in education. [Full Story »]
10 YEARS AGO
The Havana Kiwanis Club honored three Havana residents for their service as volunteers in many areas that benefitted the Havana community. Taking the prize for the club’s first annual Volunteer of the Year was Nell Cunningham. Her motto was, “Your community should be a better place because you once lived there.” Other honored volunteers were Vernell “Coach” Ross and Lillian Johnson. [Full Story »]